Pride Lecture

The Division of Diversity and Inclusion brings LGBTQIA+ thought leaders from around the country and the globe for the Pride Lecture Series.

Pride Lecture Series

  • Recognizes the value of LGBTQIA+ students, faculty and staff.
  • Affirms that LGBTQIA+ perspectives and experiences benefit and enrich the educational and professional experiences for all on our campuses
  • Supports LGBTQIA+ community members in harnessing and commanding their power to influence social, political and economic issues in the community, legislature, business and civic organizations and in institutions of higher education, including our own.
  • Raises funds to support students in our LGBTQIA+ community to use their personal power when faced with loss of financial support from family.

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Past Speakers